Archives: August 2008

August 28, 2008

Second-Place Citizens

The New York Times Op-Ed
Second-Place Citizens By SUSAN FALUDI (Published: August 25, 2008)

MUCH has been made of the timing of Hillary Clinton’s speech before the Democratic National Convention tonight, coming as it does on the 88th anniversary of women’s suffrage.

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August 18, 2008

Native Hawaiians occupied a historic palace

AZ Republic Aug. 17, 2008 12:00 AM Associated Press

HONOLULU - A group of Native Hawaiians claiming to be the state's legitimate rulers occupied the grounds of a historic palace for two hours before being arrested by state officers in the second recent takeover of its kind.

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August 17, 2008

Historic eighth gold for Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps won his historic eighth gold medal (after the Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay). Now, with 14 in total, Phelps stands alone in sports history with the most Olympic gold medals. He won 8 in Olympic Beijing 08 and as a 7 world record keeper -- all in one one single Olympic!!

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August 14, 2008

White Americans no longer a majority by 2042

If White Americans still in privilege position or as dominant ethnic group, what really matters?
AZ Republic Aug. 13, 2008 05:47 PM Associated Press

WASHINGTON - White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2042, according to new government projections. That's eight years sooner than previous estimates, made in 2004.

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